Greece, Hosios Loukas is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo, in Boeotia. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art and has been listed on UNESCO's World Heritage Sites
Monuments of Byzantine architecture. From Bilder-Atlas zum Conversations-Lexikon : Geschichte der Baukunst (plates to the history of achitecture section of the Conversations-Lexikon, AKA Brockhaus Enzyklopädie), Published by Brockhaus, Leipzig,
Elements of Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture
LATE BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE - The Cathedral of Monreale, near Palermo, begun 1174 . The exterior of the apse is decorated by blind arcading of small crossed arches in arabesque style. other styles such as Norman and gothic were also used.
The Basilica of San Vitale - Ravenna, Italy example of early Christian Byzantine art and architecture in western Europe. It is one of eight Ravenna structures inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica in Venice Veneto, Italy (Venice reminds me of Haley and running on the pier trying to catch the boat!
Doge's Palace Venice, Italy Trip Ideas building stone historic site landmark old Architecture plaza byzantine architecture basilica palace place of worship town square ancient history cathedral ancient roman architecture Church synagogue monastery #ancientarchitecture #italytrip